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on bing maps or on twitter, at norad santa. norad had been tracking santa with google earth since 2004, but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad's teamed with microsoft, and google has set up a tool of their own. google's santa tracker has been highlighting north pole preps in the lead-up to christmas. and in his spare time, santa's been making phone calls to good girls and boys, and sending messages via his google plus page. on the big night, kids of all ages can watch santa hop from continent to continent with google maps and google earth. those out doing last-minute shopping can follow along with their smartphone app for android. i'm karin caifa reporting. >> coming up, your full sports, with the forty- niners, jason applebaum. >> the rainfall finally try to subside. with sunny conditions possibly for tomorrow morning. however, there is another storm on the way your full forecast coming up. . >> corta madera images with downed trees in some areas, strong wind and even flooding in palo alto, highway 1 0 1 and the napa river. however, conditions are improving. the sto
beneficial to the consumer. i think this promise is being fulfilled. for one, by the way, go to google or go to amazon and search for products and do a little price comparison. >> sure. >> you know, i did a quick search. in "the wall street journal" story there is the example of the swingline stapler. i did a quick google search and found staplers that cost $6 all the way to $40 and all varieties and colors. i did an amazon search and found as much variety. the fact is consumers have tons of variety. from a different perspective, we have e-commerce start-ups that are disrupting brick and mortar retail all the time. you were just talking about amazon and best buy. look at what is going on with west buy. the harris poll found 40% of consumers go into a best buy and they do this thing called show rooming where they look at the phone and see and they leave and go spend $200 on amazon. i think people are still, they're definitely finding that e-commerce is working out for consumers. >> trust me. the new ceo of best buy is well aware of that. >> you have to be a really smart shopper. there are all
technology would make cities obsolete. and yet google, which of all the companies in the world should have access to the best long distance working technology, what do they do? they build the google plex so their workers can be right next to one another. silicon valley, right? practically the most famous geographic cluster in the world is also the industry which is the most technologically savvy. why is it that all this new technology far from making face to face contact in the cities that make it obsolete seems to be hypercharging our cities? this relatively rosy view is very unlike the new york of my youth. i was born in manhattan in 1967. i say that warily in the boston public library. [laughter] but i was. and these are two iconic images from my, from my youth. we could have similar images of new york -- of boston in the 1970s as well. the bottom image is gerald ford denying new york's request for a fiscal bailout. ford didn't literally tell new york to drop dead, but lots of people think he meant it and, indeed, it looked as if new york was very much headed for the trash heap of histo
's like no gas. what are we going to do. >> reporter: in the tablet wars, google introduced the nexus 7 and ipad came out with the ipad mini. while media continues to boom, news print dwindles. "newsweek," the magazine, will continue in a digital version only. hostess brands which made twinkies, ho-hos and wonder bread shut down after a crippling labor strike. >> what is the world going to be without twinkies? >> reporter: a new intelligence report reports that china will overtake the u.s. economy in 20 years, but america's more immediate concern was the unemployment rate, which finally slipped below 8% in six years. that helped ignite a record shopping spree. americans spent a record $59 billion over thanksgiving weekend but shopping slowed closer to christmas as consumers kept an eye on washington's efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff. alexis christoforous, "cbs news," new york. >>> coming up on "cbs this morning," an update on your last-minute holiday travel and we'll get a live report from dallas-ft. worth airport. >>> plus, the nra is speaking out in the debate over the gun control.
up for the loss of advertising dollars to internet companies like google. speaking of google, it is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit over electronic books. it stems from google's plan to scan millions of books from library and provide text to people who use google search engine. google didn't ask permission. google said that public benefits from its digital scanning program and the market isn't harmed. stocks ending the week higher on speculation that policy makers will do more to resolve the nation's debt prices. naked people and foul language are back on the sec's agenda. they must decide what to do with about 1.5 million complaints about indecent broadcasts that piled up while officials awaited last month's supreme court ruling upholding the agency's authority to police broadcast. virgin america plans to turn the tarmac into another runway. the flight attendants will show off stylish new uniforms designed by banana republic to help boost virgin's image. they tell bloomberg business week they hope to bring back the glamorous golden age of flying with modern style. that's
will make it more fun. find it at google.com/santa tracker. >> i'm attempted to go old school and go with norad. >> i would guess you won't use either. >> if i were, apple had to get google maps back on the ipad after they got rid of it, because it was no good. >> many people were not happy. it does work. all right. >> next, big stock market sell-off. we'll see if they are feeling more of the same, just eight days until the fiscal cliff. what the uncertainty in washington means for the markets and your 401(k). why not make lunch more than just lunch? with two times the points on dining in restaurants, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. alriwoah! did you get that? and...flip! yep, look at this. it takes like 20 pictures at a time. i never miss anything. isn't that awesome? uh that's really cool. you should upload these. i know, right? that is really amazing. the pictures are so clear. kevin's a handsome devil that phone does everything! search dog tricks. okay, see if we can teach him something cool. look at how lazy kevin is.
on and they were off to the launching site. google, how far is earth to the moon? moon is 238,900 miles... the great moment had come... ...5...4...3...2...1 home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love. and other amazing tastes for just a dollar each. every day, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. ♪ >>> i'm eric thomas. breaking news, police on the officer-involved chuti#w,kibglÑn walnut creek. officers responding to a 911 u morning creek side drive neardua south main police identity, no officers were hurt. news conference is scheduled for later this among. we'll keep you updated. a)y is keepu updated about the commute. >>> fairly light, a couple of problem spots north 680 near diablo road accident blocking right . i wanted to show you on our waze app this is napa, of fifth a car vs. pick-up truck. possibly-s@b driver stuck in that car, crews are there. napa at old napa road east of fifth.u accident to an individual the area. this is a free app you can÷sñ8s google lay or apple app store. >> when we6aa÷b c1 >>> welcome back.b8á high clouds, live
with google earth. >> after a close call for one skier this weekend. >> more trouble for a fairfield woman whose child was kill a tragic fire. now the crime she is accused of committing. >>> there is a pile up on 880. why the chp say rain and speed may have played a role. >>> important warning after a nine car pile up in the east bay. welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we are developing news where 880 has reopened near the 11th street exit follow ago car crash. allie rasmus is live with us on how the crash happened. allie? >> reporter: it is likely rain and speed played a role in the nine can car pile up. this is right behind us. and northbound 880 before the 980 on ramp. and if you take a look at the video. traffic was at a complete standstill for an hour. it started with two vehicles in a crash initially. they are blocking the right hand lane. and according to the chp, other cars behind the crash were going too fast and not able to stop in time. >> that led to a nine car pile up on the freeway. >> police believe speed and rain may have been a fac
of silicon valley. but google is really changing that, launching a super high-speed internet connection in a neighborhood in kansas city. tom foreman has the story on the american journey. >> reporter: in the bustling heart of kansas city, the pioneer spirit is burning brightly. entrepreneurs trading ideas, exploring concepts, and much of it revolves around a handful of houses on a few beaten up blocks where some small internet startups are drawing national attention. >> i can go local. >> reporter: mike farmer is the ceo of leap 2, a company with a highly advanced mobile search app. >> people have stopped by the office every day from boston, san francisco, or denver. it's just fascinating. >> reporter: that must feel pretty good. >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: one big reason the companies are clustering here is that google chose this neighborhood to launch its much anticipated super high-speed internet connection. 100 times faster than most internet links. google fiber allows massive video, data, and graphic files to move with astonishing speed, permitting development of whole new appl
francisco bay. this is a google earth view of san franciso looking north across the city. currently any cargo ship that enters or exits san francisco bay has to use one of three shipping lanes, seen here in red. but under the newly approved plan, these lanes will be reconfigured. the new routes will be longer and narrower. the idea is to restrict ships to a smaller area when they pass through know whale feeding grounds. are spoke with a marine biologist, jonathan stern. >> this is a great plan. if we alter the shipping lanes the whales could have more of a chance to avoid these ships. >> reporter: the new shipping lanes go into effect in 2013. in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> grant: cal trans has lifted chain restrictions on interstate 80 and highway 50 through the sierra near lake tahoe for the first time in days. roads are clear for now. but there is still plenty of snow off to the sides. roads on the way to tahoe area ski resorts are also clearing up. and resorts are reporting plenty of fresh powder on the ground. an avalanche advisory has also been downgraded from
to google and mac? what's happening? >> more and more consumers are turning to smartphones and tablet devices and i think a lot of the hardware vendors are saying, you know what? when we do a refresh, let's wait until a year out, second half of 2013. it's probably not worth the investment today, especially with a lot of aggressive tablets coming out, including the ipad mini. so, you know, that -- i think they were planning on doing a more aggressive ramp, probably around ultra book with windows 8. and then they decided to delay it until next year. >> look out a little bit into 2013 for us in tech land. what are the two or three things we have to watch for? >> i think, you know, in general, it will not be a robust environment. it will be premuted, like we've seen. we initiated coverage on ibm on friday. and we think that's a great way to play kind of a muted environment, a company that i think will gain share from hewlett packard and some of their troubles and plays into the big trend. so the big trends are still there. the ramp in the mobile internet, the ramp of cloud computing and k
'm looking at annoying orange. you google annoying orange. there's 126,341,474 hits and you would make that 677. but 126 million. andrew hadn't. >> i hadn't heard of it, either. but i did google it. >> i refuse to give them that last ex either. whatever the annoying orange is, i don't think i'm going to like it. >> it's funny. it's an orange but it's a guy eeps lips. i figured i could speak to you. >> i'm not very good with pop culture in general. maybe we could talk about kanye west. that's pretty much it for me. >> andrew is going to -- you give her a quick -- >> no. shahmu. and a powerful winter storm pounding the east. details on all these airport delays are thousands, i think, during a heavy travel period. that's coming up next. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe th
, like facebook and google and zynga. and linkedin. these companies are all going public with dual class shareholders. the founders are retaining control. i call these private companies in the closet, because they are really finding a way to make sure that they will not be subject to short-term budget short-term shareholders. they're making sure that short- term shareholders don't have any votes. i am not applauding this development. i think maybe it goes a little too far in the unaccountability direction. but it does suggest that our conventional notions of corporate governance, where directors are pressured to listen to shareholders and to focus on share price, is dysfunctional enough. that is a big part of the story about why public companies are disappearing. that's a great question. >> any other questions? >> thank you so much for coming. i have a question related to the shareholder aspect of things. i've been involved in shareholder activism. there is a really great shareholder movement, organizing to mitigate some of these problems. like environmental degradation and labor. there
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